Friedrichshain entertainment

Cinema in Friedrichshain

Freiluftkino Friedrichshain

Cradled by Volkspark Friedrichshain, this open-air cinema has seating for 1500 on comfortable benches with backrests, plus a lawn with space for 300 more film fans. A kiosk sells drinks and snacks, and you're free t…
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Mercedes-Benz Arena

The jewel among Berlin’s multiuse indoor venues, this 17,000-seat arena regularly welcomes entertainment royalty such as Depeche Mode, Rihanna and Beyoncé. It's also home turf for the city’s professional ice-hockey …
Performing Arts in Friedrichshain

Radialsystem V

'Space for arts and ideas' is the motto of this progressive performance space in an old riverside pump station. Its programming blurs the boundaries between the arts to nurture new forms of creative expression: cont…
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Astra Kulturhaus

With space for 1500 in the former cultural hall of a Cold War–era train repair station, Astra is one of Berlin's bigger indie concert venues, yet it often fills up easily, and not just when international headliners …
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Kantine am Berghain

Big bad Berghain's little sister has taken over the former staff canteen of the giant ex-power station. The space holds up to 200 people and mostly puts on concerts starting around 9pm. In summer, the attached beer …
Cinema in Friedrichshain

Kino International

The East German film elite once held its movie premieres in this 1960s cinema, whose glamourous get-up of chandeliers and glitter curtains is a show in itself. Today it presents smartly curated international indie h…
Cinema in Friedrichshain

Freiluftkino Insel im Cassiopeia

Part of the Cassiopeia beer garden and club complex on the RAW Gelände, this 350-seat outdoor cinema shows an eclectic roster of indie movies in their original language with German or English subtitles. Free blanket…
Cinema in Friedrichshain

Kino Intimes

This petite single-screen flick palace has presented movies since the silent era and is a delightful vintage venue to catch the latest art-house movies. Its facade is an ever-evolving canvas of street art.